05 Aug August 5, 2021 – Power Tap Raghu Kilambi and Blue Collar Ken Rusk
Raghu Kilambi – CEO & CFO of PowerTap Hydrogen Fueling Corp.
You could be right on a technology, but if you are wrong on timing,
and you don’t have billionaire revenue, you can not make it.
Raghu Kilambi is an experienced investor and entrepreneur with over 25 years of global business experience in public and private investments, building businesses and creating shareholder value. He has raised over $1 billion of equity and debt capital for private and public companies and been involved in many M&A acquisitions and exits. Raghu’s experience includes operational management, financial reporting, corporate governance corporate finance, public offerings, strategic acquisitions and investments, international business development, merchant banking and corporate restructuring in sectors including technology, telecom and mobile. Most recently, Raghu was Vice Chairman & CFO of California-based ConversionPoint (e-Commerce software/services) which was sold in 2 M&A exits in late 2019 and early 2020 after filing a Nasdaq IPO prospectus for an Oppenheimer-led IPO in 2019. In addition, Raghu was previously the Co-Founder, CFO and Chief Strategy Officer of a leading VC-backed first generation application hosting company that grew from startup to $140 million in annual revenues and a peak Nasdaq market capitalization of over US $2 billion. Raghu has also been an investor in companies that were acquired by Yahoo, eBay and CGI.
Ken Rusk – President at Rusk Industries
I like controlling my own input, therefore I control my own output
by controlling my own quality and my time.
Ken Rusk is a blue-collar construction business entrepreneur who has launched multiple successful endeavors over the last three decades. For the first several years of his working life, he dug ditches, poured concrete and waterproofed foundation walls. Since then, he dug his way to a good life, one shovel of dirt at a time, and is teaching others to do the same. Rusk has extensive experience in hiring, training, and coaching job seekers to take control of their lives, particularly those without college degrees. He lives in Toledo, Ohio, where he runs Rusk Industries, Inc. which specializes in many types of construction products and services.